light upon[ lahyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF light upon
Synonyms for light upon
- come across
- come upon
- ferret out
- get at
- happen upon
- hit upon
- lay one's hands on
- meet with
- pick up on
- pin down
- search out
- smell out
- smoke out
- stumble on
- track down
- trip over
- zero in on
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIGHT UPON
But I wish the day were over, for it will be an ill thing for us if they chance to light upon us.
As they sat side by side in the shadow of the wall, the shadow fell like light upon him.
On the other hand, you can throw some light upon the motive for the crime.
That is just the point which I have found it hard to get light upon.
Let me then offer you an illustration, which may, I think, throw a light upon this subject.
The answer to this question will throw a light upon all the others.
The production of a work of art throws a light upon the mystery of humanity.
Her step was light upon the floor; soothing and tender the touch of her hand.
He was light upon his feet, and he advanced with a rhythmical step.
Here and there was a light upon the water, and here and there the shadow of a boat.